Consumer Leadership Academy

Fifth edition @
King’s College, London,
16 – 18 October 2024

The Consumer Leadership Academy (CLA) offers a free, intensive course designed to stimulate informed discussions from all sides of the major policy debates shaping the future of consumerism. With a particular focus on digital transformation and sustainability, the CLA provides a platform for robust dialogue. Hosted twice a year, our 5th edition will be held at King’s College, London – from October 16th to 18th 2024. Would you like to participate? Feel free to apply by filling out the form by July 30, 2024.

Why to participate?

The voice of participants from the Brussels edition

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Discover the highlights and key insights from the voices of participants at our latest Consumer Leadership Academy edition, held from April 10-12 in Brussels at VUB, the European Parliament, and the European Data Protection Supervisor. Plus, get a preview of the fifth edition, which will be hosted at King’s College London from October 16-18, 2024. Focused on a Post-Brexit Overview in Consumer Empowerment, we will address questions related to the ongoing digitalization of the market economy as well as sustainability.

Who should attend?

The CLA welcomes a diverse audience, including policy and thought leaders. Engage in insightful lectures, workshops and panel sessions tailored for industry professionals, academics, researchers, innovators, government and institutions representatives and delegates from consumer associations. Join the CLA for a dynamic convergence of perspectives, fostering cross-disciplinary dialogue and advancing consumer leadership on a global scale.

The goals of the program:

– To strengthen your skills and understanding of consumer rights online

– To offer frameworks and tools to enhance consumer empowerment online

– To drive collaboration through the development of action-oriented outcomes, exercises and networking

What to expect

  • 01

    The program for CLA London will be finalized by September 24, including our lineup of keynote speakers. Each day will spotlight distinct themes: competition on the first day, artificial intelligence on the second, and sustainability—specifically Right to Repair and Planned Obsolescence—on the final day.

  • 02

    The CLA program consists of three main modules, divided into six half-day sessions, for a total of three face-to-face class days.

  • 03

    The modules will be taught by an international and diversified faculty with speakers coming from King’s College London (KCL) and other universities along with speakers from BEUC, Euroconsumers and Google.

  • 04
    Class size

    The class will consist of approximately 20 people

  • 05
    Free admission & full coverage

    The academy is completely free of charge, and CEP will cover your flight, accommodations and social events

  • 06
    Exclusive networking opportunities and social events

    CLA is more than just sessions; it’s about networking and forging lasting connections. We offer exclusive dinners and cultural events tied to the host city, providing informal and relaxed networking opportunities for you to connect with your peers

Would you like to attend at King’s College?

Feel free to apply!

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